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Senior Accountant

Company: GardaWorld Security Services U.S.
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

WHO IS GARDAWORLD?GardaWorld is the world's largest privately-owned security services company. We protect our clients' staff and assets, wherever they are in the world. We offer different schedules, diverse work assignments spanning multiple industries and career advancement opportunities. We encourage diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. GardaWorld Security Services is looking for a Senior Accountant for our headquarters in St. Louis, MO.SENIOR ACCOUNTANTThe ideal candidate for this opportunity should be able to bring documented success in operating within a fast-paced office environment. We are seeking a proven self-starter that is driven by results. The Senior Accountant is a key member of the accounting team supporting GardaWorld's management team.PRINCIPAL FUNCTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIESSupport month-end responsibilities, including the recording of financial transactions in a timely and accurate matter.Assist with monthly preparation of financial statements, preparing journal entries, reconciliations, and other internal work papersHelp with year-end review and audit preparation, tax preparation, and coordination of audit activities and preparation of required materialsAssist with audits - annual financial audit, bank audit, insurance audits, sales and use tax auditsMonthly reconciliation of sub-ledgers to GL module (AP, AR, etc.)Review GL accounts monthly and maintain supporting schedulesDaily cash management and reporting, monthly bank reconciliationsImport and reconcile transactions processed in other software to main accounting program (credit card activity, etc.)Develop and support finance/operations process improvements and ensure proper internal controlsAssist in the maintenance of standard operating procedures for tightened internal controls in all areas of accounting and financeProvide timely recommendations for process improvementsAssist in special projects as neededPerform other duties, tasks and responsibilities as assignedBASIC REQUIREMENTS:Ability to understand and communicate crucial P&L data and trends to management.Performs financial analyses at the branch and job level and develops recommendations for site leadership; considers and conducts additional analyses as appropriate.Responsible for maintaining financial processes related to budgeting and forecasting.Develops management reports using database structures and end user interfaces to provide information to the appropriate personnel as needed.EXPERIENCE / SKILLSThe candidate should be a self-starter and demonstrate the ability to prioritize and manage multiple demands.Strong mathematical and analytical skillsDemonstrated ability to lead a teamProficient in ExcelIn addition, the ability to work effectively as part of a team and interact with all levels of the organization is essential to the position.Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or another related field. CPA a plus.Must have at least 5 years of accounting experience.Experience in working with multiple legal entitiesAll qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, sex, color, age, religion, or national origin.QualificationsEducation

Keywords: GardaWorld Security Services U.S., St. Louis , Senior Accountant, Other , Saint Louis, Missouri

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